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Latest Medical genetics Stories

2013-06-13 10:02:38

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an easier and more effective method for inserting genes into eye cells that could greatly expand gene therapy to help restore sight to patients with blinding diseases ranging from inherited defects like retinitis pigmentosa to degenerative illnesses of old age, such as macular degeneration.

2013-06-06 23:37:20

Biolog, Inc., creator of powerful cell analysis technologies for biomedical research and development, announced today a breakthrough in autism research made by using its advanced Phenotype MicroArray

Promise In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Shown With Genetic Editing
2013-06-05 08:48:09

Using a novel genetic 'editing' technique, Duke University biomedical engineers have been able to repair a defect responsible for one of the most common inherited disorders, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, in cell samples from Duchenne patients.

2013-05-28 21:28:40

A large scientific study has discovered new genes causing severe seizure disorders that begin in babies and early childhood.

Genetic Testing Pilot Program To Begin In The UK
2013-05-21 05:15:44

As part of a public-private collaboration, a UK-based charitable foundation has announced a pilot program to genetically test patients for breast and ovarian cancer.

2013-05-15 23:04:54

StorageMart pledged to donate $1 for every pin in March and April of their "Pin for a Cure" image resulting in a $5,000 donation to the MDA. Columbia,


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.